Scene from the film The Glory of Filmmaking in Portugal
Scene from the film The Glory of Filmmaking in Portugal
Scene from the film The Glory of Filmmaking in Portugal
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The Glory of Filmmaking in Portugal

  • Portugal
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On 18 September 1929, José Régio sent a letter to Alberto Serpa expressing his desire to create a production company and start making films. He asked him to contact a friend who had a film camera. For almost ninety years, nothing more was known about the outcome: no reply from Serpa was ever found and Régio never mentioned the subject again. However, the discovery of some old reels in a collector’s hoard seems to provide the ending to the story.


  • Original title
    A Glória de Fazer Cinema em Portugal
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Eduardo Brito, Miguel Dias
  • DOP
    Miguel Ângelo
  • Editing
    Tiago Ramiro, Ricardo Freitas
  • Music
    Joana Gama, Luís Fernandes
  • Sound
    Thiago Perry de Sampaio
  • Duration
    17 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Portugal
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
      • Curtas Metragens C.R.L.
      • Auditorio Municipal, Pr Republica
      • 4480-715 Vila do Conde
      • Portugal
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